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10 Things You Might Not Know About Caffeine

10 Things You Might Not Know About Caffeine | Caffeine: Pick up or put down? | Scoop.it
Women generally metabolize caffeine faster than men. Smokers process it twice as quickly as nonsmokers do.

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Check out the slideshow at the end of the article that compares the amount of caffeine in many different drinks.

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Webgrrl's curator insight, August 27, 2013 2:25 AM

Most of us consume it every day, but how much do we really know about caffeine?

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French health agency warns of energy drink risks - FRANCE 24

French health agency warns of energy drink risks - FRANCE 24 | Caffeine: Pick up or put down? | Scoop.it
FRANCE 24 French health agency warns of energy drink risks FRANCE 24 Children and adolescents should avoid consuming energy drinks, which should not be paired with alcohol or consumed during intense physical activity, France's Agency for Food,...
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Do You Know What’s in Your Coffee?

Do You Know What’s in Your Coffee? | Caffeine: Pick up or put down? | Scoop.it
For most of us, caffeine is part of our daily lives, whether it’s a cup of java to get us going in the morning or a diet soda on our afternoon break.
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ANSES calls for energy drink ad restrictions, warns of cardiac risk - AgraNet (subscription)

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ANSES calls for energy drink ad restrictions, warns of cardiac risk AgraNet (subscription) The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has called for advertising restrictions on energy drinks, as it warned...
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Do pregnant women need to give up caffeine? - ABC Online

Do pregnant women need to give up caffeine? - ABC Online | Caffeine: Pick up or put down? | Scoop.it
Do pregnant women need to give up caffeine?
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During pregnancy, women are encouraged to give up an array of tempting food and drinks they might normally enjoy, to help protect their growing babies.
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Concern over child caffeine intake

Concern over child caffeine intake | Caffeine: Pick up or put down? | Scoop.it
A BBC investigation hears calls for tighter controls to prevent children consuming high-caffeine energy drinks.

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Julian Buchanan's curator insight, July 19, 2013 4:29 AM

seems odd that the three favoured legal drugs caffeine, tobacco and alcohol are all problematic - lethal even.

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Caffeine-diabetes link still unresolved: study

Caffeine-diabetes link still unresolved: study | Caffeine: Pick up or put down? | Scoop.it

Results of a large new U.S. study confirm that sugary drinks are linked to a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, but shed little light on whether caffeine helps or hinders the process.

 

Among more than 100,000 men and women followed for 22 years, those who drank sugar-sweetened drinks were as much as 23 percent more likely to develop diabetes than those who didn't, but the risk was about the same whether the drinks contained caffeine or not.

 


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Caffeine craze - Queen's Journal

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Caffeine craze
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That's because no one should require caffeine to function normally, according to Beth Doxsee.
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From a Canadian University newspaper. Tim Horton's is a very popular coffee/donut shop that is a major part of many Canadian's daily routines.

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Are the “so-called” Energy Drinks Killing You Slowly?

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Are the “so-called” Energy Drinks Killing You Slowly and affecting your health?
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Pro-Water in Snowboarding Culture Heavy on Energy Drinks

Pro-Water in Snowboarding Culture Heavy on Energy Drinks | Caffeine: Pick up or put down? | Scoop.it
Bryan Fox and Austin Smith recently found themselves on the front lines against energy drinks when they wrote “Drink Water” on the decks of their snowboards.
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